Man arrested and firearm seized during garda operation in Meath


He is currently being detained at Navan Garda Station


A man in his 50s has been arrested and a firearm seized as part of a garda operationtargeting the sale and supply of drugs in Meath.


On Friday gardai searcheda residential property in Drumconrath and discovereda firearm, silencer, ammunition, a quantity of cannabis and other drug paraphernalia.




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A garda spokesperson said: "The man is currently being detained at Navan Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.


"The firearm and ammunition has been taken to the Ballistics Section for analysis."


Investigations are ongoing.